In Photos: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar pay tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy chief ministers Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar and Governor Ramesh Bais paid tributes to Dr B R Ambedkar on his 67th death anniversary on Wednesday (Pics/CMO Maharashtra)

Updated On: 2023-12-06 11:04 AM IST

Compiled by : ronak mastakar

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The death anniversary of the chief architect of the Constitution is observed as 'Mahaparinirvan Din'

The leaders paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at his memorial 'Chaityabhoomi' at the Shivaji Park in Dadar area of Mumbai

Every year, thousands of people from across the state converge at B R Ambedkar's memorial 'Chaityabhoomi' on December 6, who died on this day in 1956

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up temporary sheds, mobile toilets, drinking water and medical stalls at the Shivaji Park, in view of the huge rush of B R Ambedkar's followers

Maharashtra government has declared that a public holiday will be observed in Mumbai on December 6 to mark the death anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

As per a circular issued by the government on Tuesday, all state government and administrative offices in Mumbai and its sub-districts will remain closed on Dr Ambedkar's death anniversary on Wednesday

Babasaheb Ambedkar was a prolific student, earning doctorates in economics from both Columbia University and the University of London. In 1956

He led a satyagraha in Mahad to fight for the right of the untouchable community to draw water from the main water tank of the town

On 25 September, 1932, the agreement known as Poona Pact was signed between Ambedkar and Madan Mohan Malaviya. Due to the pact, the depressed class received 148 seats in the legislature, instead of the 71 as allocated earlier

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